Exploring the Biological Contributions to Human Health: Does Sex Matter?
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Exploring the Biological Contributions to
Human Health

Does Sex Matter?


Committee on Understanding the Biology of
Sex and Gender Differences

Theresa M. Wizemann and Mary-Lou Pardue, Editors

Board on Health Sciences Policy

INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE


NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS
Washington, D.C.


Contents


Front Matter -- PDF file

Executive Summary -- PDF file

Chapter 1  Introduction -- PDF file

Chapter 2  Every Cell Has a Sex -- PDF file

Chapter 3  Sex Begins in the Womb -- PDF file

Chapter 4  Sex Affects Behavior and Perception -- PDF file

Chapter 5  Sex Affects Health -- PDF file

Chapter 6  The Future of Research on Biological Sex Differences: Challenges and Opportunities -- PDF file

References -- PDF file

Appendix A  Data Sources and Acknowledgments -- PDF file

Appendix B  Physiological and Pharmacological Differences Between the Sexes -- PDF file

Appendix C  Glossary -- PDF file

Appendix D  Committee and Staff Biographies -- PDF file

 

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